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Jofesi is a thirty-two-year-old married man with one child living in Kasese, Uganda. For four years now he has been operating a retail shop. He started the business in order to supplement his meager monthly salary. Like most traders he faces challenges of price fluctuation and high license fees while his dream is to own a wholesale shop. Jofesi intends to use the loan to buy toothpaste and powdered soap to sell.

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This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,598,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,636.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Jofesi to buy toothpaste and powdered soap to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2013